December 16th: 42 New Cases In Allegany Co

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 16.8 million people, and there have been over 305,000 deaths. According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 804,555 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 28,100 deaths statewide. As of 2:45 p.m. on December 16, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

Confirmed Cases: 1,495 (42 new)
Recovered Cases: 1,270
COVID-19 Related Deaths: 50 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date: 6,383
Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 5,493
Currently Quarantined/Isolated: 890
Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date: 1,385
Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given: 901
Total COVID-19 Antibody Positives: 51

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911. If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314
Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367
Anllegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)
NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741
Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)
Email:; Website:
Facebook: Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:

New York Forward Website:

Allegany County’s Website:

Allegany County Re-Opening Email: